Helpful Information About Your Dental Crown

What is a dental crown? A dental crown, which is tooth shaped, is placed over a tooth to restore its shape, size, strength, and appearance. When cemented in place, the dental crown will cover and protect the entire visible part of the tooth. When is a dental crown used? Dental crowns can be used in… Read more »

A Recent Oral Trauma Could Cause a Toothache

Household accidents and sports injuries are common causes of oral trauma. Sometimes a blow to the face can cause immediate injury to soft oral tissues, yet show no overt sign of damage to a tooth. As a day or two passes inflammation can start to build up around the root of the tooth causing a… Read more »

A More Brilliant Smile From Teeth Whitening

Are your teeth stained or yellowed? Do you yearn for a bright, radiant smile? Ask Dr. about teeth whitening in , . At , we offer both take-home and in-office whitening. Our dentist will discuss your desires and needs to determine which type of whitening is best for you. We want you to be able… Read more »

Treating Toothache Pain

Do you know how to treat a painful toothache? If not, you are not alone. Thousands of people wonder what to do with toothaches and too often let them go untreated until the effects are too painful to ignore. That is why, our team here at in , , is proud to offer you some… Read more »

A Tooth with an Old Filling and a New Cavity Might Need Treatment with a Crown

A filling is often used to repair a small dental fracture or a cavity in the tooth enamel. It is securely bonded to a substantial amount of natural tooth enamel. If a new cavity forms in the previously repaired tooth, there might not be enough healthy material remaining to anchor a second filling. To effectively… Read more »

Take Extra Care of Your Teeth When You Are On Medications

We all know most medications come with several side effects. However, did you know that many of these side effects put your oral health at risk? Well, it’s true! Having a healthy routine of caring for your smile is important to keep up at all times, especially when you are on medications. That is why… Read more »

The Two Most Commonly Used Dental Fillings that Can Treat a Dental Cavity

Has tooth decay attacked your tooth and created a cavity? If so, it’s important to do all you can to visit Dr. and get it treated right away. At the early stages of development, can repair the cavity with one of two common dental fillings: a composite or amalgam filling. Composite fillings are very visually… Read more »

Why Should Missing Teeth Steal Your Smile?

If missing teeth are stealing your smile by making you feel self-conscious when you smile, we can help! Dr. is pleased to offer fixed dental bridges for our patients in , , who want to replace their missing teeth so they can smile again with confidence. At we have found that fixed bridges are an… Read more »

The Advantages of a Dental Cleaning and Exam

If you want a strong and pristine oral health and smile, then it’s important to keep up on oral hygiene and visit Dr. every six months for a routine cleaning and exam. There are many advantages to a dental cleaning and exam. In fact, it can: –Deeply clean your teeth: The cleaning treatment involved at your… Read more »

A Root Canal Can Save a Tooth

Dental pulp is the soft area in the middle of a tooth that contains the blood vessels, connective tissues, and nerve of the tooth. Dr. may recommend a root canal in , , if the pulp becomes damaged or infected. During root canal treatment, our dentist will remove the infected pulp to save the tooth…. Read more »